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March 2015

NSF CAREER award to Wayne State University aims to determine causes of seismic anisotropy
DETROIT - Wayne State University's Sarah Jo Brownlee, Ph.D., assistant professor of geology in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, has been awarded a National Science Foundation (NSF) Faculty...
Lycopene may ward off kidney cancer in older women
DETROIT - A higher intake by postmenopausal women of the natural antioxidant lycopene, found in foods like tomatoes, watermelon and papaya, may lower the risk of renal cell carcinoma, a type of...

February 2015

Wayne State physics professor receives prestigious NSF Faculty Early Career Award
DETROIT – Wayne State University’s Takeshi Sakamoto, biophysicist and assistant professor in the Department of Physics & Astronomy in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, has...
Prenatal exposure can make alcohol smell more pleasant
DETROIT - Young adults exposed to high levels of alcohol before birth found the smell of it more pleasant than a control group did, according to researchers at Wayne State University. In the sample...

January 2015

Wayne State University researchers exploring new treatment for tinnitus
DETROIT - Tinnitus, a prevalent public health problem that affects millions of people, serves as an alert system that something is wrong in the auditory system. It can be caused by a number of health...
Pioneering Study Shows A Gene-Linked Heart Muscle Disease That Causes Sudden Cardiac Death in Children can be Ameliorated or Prevented with a New Drug Therapy
A recent study in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology: Heart Failure - co-authored by Steven E. Lipshultz, M.D., pediatrician-in-chief at the Children's Hospital of Michigan, part of...
Children’s Hospital of Michigan and Wayne State University Trauma Researcher Publishes Major Study on Causes of Brain Injury in Children
Conclusive findings by Division Chief and Research Director of Pediatric Emergency MedicinePrashant V. Mahajan, M.D., and other researchers underline the crucial importance of protecting kids from...